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CASTE MOVEMENTS

Ezhava Movement:

This movement was started in the early 20th century by the untouchable castes of Kerala called Ezhavas, under the leadership of Narayan Guru, to fight against the caste system.

Justice Movement:

It was an intermediate caste movement launched in Madras around 1915-16 by C.N.Mudaliar, T.M.Nair and P.Thyagaraja on behalf of Intermediate castes like Mudaliars, Chettairs, Reddys, Kammas and Nairs to counter the Brahimin predominance in different fields.

Mahar Movement:

This movement was started by Dr B.R.Ambedkar in late 1920s for the upliftment of the untouchable Mahar castes of Maharashtra.

Satyasodhak Movement:

This movement was started by Jyotiba Phule in Maharashtra in 1873 to "save the lower castes from the hypocritical Brahmins and their opportunistic scriptures".

Self-Respect Movement:

This radical movement was started by E.V.Ramaswamy ('Periyar') in 1925 in Madras against the Brahmin domination.

 

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